World Bulletin/News Desk
United States Department of Defense confirmed that US Navy has assets in the Mediterranean Sea ready to support any decision by US President Barrack Obama on Syria.
Upon the chemical weapons attack on August 21 by the Syrian regime forces on civilian people in Syria, there have been news on world media saying that the US, trying to reach a decision on Syria after the recent chemical attack, is reinforcing and expanding its military assets in the Mediterranean Sea.
Answering AA correspondent on the accuracy of the news, Pentagon Spokesman Bill Speaks said "I can confirm that the US Navy has assets in the region prepared to support any decision by the president."
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